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One of the art world's leading figures, Simon de Pury is renowned for his deep and long-standing knowledge of the global marketplace and his legendary auctioneering style. He generates excitement[…]

The 21st-century designers.

Simon de Pury: I’m always interested by the most recent ones. So my favorite 20th century designers are possibly also my favorite 21st century designers. So I’ve already mentioned Ron ...and Mark ... for instance. I would add people like Ross Lovegrove who I think is phenomenally imaginative and very, very talented. ... – again she is on the cusp of the 20th and 21st century. Not only is she a stunning architect, but she is creating extraordinary furniture and objects. Then I love if we do go back a little bit in time, of course furniture created by architects like ..., or Charlotte ..., or .... Then going back even further, of course Charles ...McIntosh at the beginning of the 20th century is a major figure. Then I love also, you know, less known figures who have done things that are not so, you know, widely known. Recorded on: 2/7/08